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Escitalopram-Apotex (Escitalopram) - 20mg (28 Tablets)

Escitalopram-Apotex (Escitalopram) - 20mg (28 Tablets)

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Brand Name: Escitalopram
Generic Name: Escitalopram Oxalate
Form: Tablets
Manufacturer: Airflow

What is Escitalopram?
Escitalopram (Escitalopram Oxalate) helps maintain mental balance by inhibiting certain natural substances from being reabsorbed into the nerve cells and prolonging their mood lightening effect. The medication is mainly prescribed to treat generalized anxiety disorders and major depressive disorders. Some people may also use the medication to control and treat other conditions such as social anxiety disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and panic disorders.

How is Escitalopram used?
Escitalopram is an orally consumed medication taken once per day and can be taken with or without food. The dosage will depend on the condition being treated and the patient's reaction to the medication, contact a doctor for the correct dosage. To help prevent missing a dose, it is recommended to take it at the same time each day. Do not discontinue the treatment without consulting a doctor as abruptly stopping the medication may cause some conditions to worsen or suffer withdrawal symptoms.

Adverse effects
Escitalopram may cause side effects in patients such as:

  • Drowsiness
  • Dizziness
  • Insomnia
  • Nausea
  • Constipation
  • Decreased sex drive or performance
  • Dry mouth
  • Fatigue

Contact a doctor immediately should side effects persist or suffer more severe side effects such as:

  • High Fever
  • Irregular heartbeats
  • Tremors
  • Loss of coordination
  • Seizures
  • Excess sweating
  • Severe muscle stiffness

The medication should not be taken with any monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) antidepressants as it may cause a chemical reaction.

Immediately proceed to your nearest emergency department if you suffer an allergic reaction. Symptoms usually associated with such a reaction include difficulty breathing or swallowing, chest tightness, swelling, skin rashes, and hives.

Escitalopram is not always suitable for all patients. Always consult your health care provider prior to using this medication if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, trying to conceive, using any other medication (prescription or non-prescription), using any herbal products or supplements, or if you have any allergies or other health problems.

The correct dosage and prescription commonly depend on the patient and the condition being treated. Do not adjust your dosage without the approval of your health care provider. This product is only for use as prescribed and instructed.

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